Jason Rosenbaum

Political reporter for St. Louis Public Radio

Jason Rosenbaum appears in the following:

Untangling Missouri's Competing Medical Marijuana Initiatives

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Show-Me state residents will vote on three different measures on medical marijuana next week; all of them are polling above 60 percent. 

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Missouri Examines How Clergy Sex Abuse Allegations Were Handled

Friday, August 24, 2018

The state's attorney general is launching what he calls a "thorough and robust investigation" of clergy sex abuse in the archdiocese of St. Louis. The church says it will cooperate.

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Missouri Voters Reject Right-To-Work Law

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Voters in Missouri resoundingly struck down that state's right-to-work law after labor unions in Missouri organized a strong signature campaign to get a referendum on the ballot.

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How Trump's Tariffs And Trade Policies Are Affecting Midterm Campaigns

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Tariffs levied by the Trump administration are becoming a major part of this fall's Senate campaigns. Depending on the race, Democrats are choosing whether to run against the tariffs or support them.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Governor Eric Greitens announced his resignation on Tuesday night, after being embroiled for weeks in scandal.

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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Resigns

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Greitens says he'll step down on Friday after facing allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance abuses. It marks a stunning fall for a charismatic Republican with national ambitions.

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Missouri Lawmakers Consider Impeaching Gov. Eric Greitens

Monday, May 14, 2018

In Missouri, the state legislature is set to hold a special session this week in which they will consider the impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens due to a sex abuse scandal.

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Missouri Governor's Trial On Felony Invasion Of Privacy Begins This Week

Monday, May 14, 2018

Eric Greitens is accused of taking a semi-nude photo of a woman he had an affair with without her consent. An acquittal would not be the end of Greitens' political woes.

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News Brief: Cuba Without Castro, Trump And Kim, Missouri Gov. Greitens

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Cuba is preparing for a new leader. Raul Castro is expected to hand over the presidency to a younger successor. Also, President Trump spoke on Wednesday about a possible meeting with Kim Jong Un.

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Continuing Troubles For The Missouri Governor

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A judge will rule on Thursday whether Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' felony invasion of privacy trial continues. The scandal has devastated the once-rising star's political and popular support.

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Concerns Rise As Missouri's Legislature Is Struggling To Fund Basic Services

Friday, February 09, 2018

In Missouri, the state's embattled governor and GOP legislature are struggling to fund basic services, such as roads, higher education institutions, and health care for disabled. Even some Republicans are worried that the state is following a path that Kansas took earlier in the decade, when the GOP starkly cut taxes — and later had to raise them.

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Missouri Governor Under Fire for Alleged Blackmail

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

In recent weeks, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has come under scrutiny for an extramarital affair, and now allegations of blackmail and abuse have surfaced.

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Missouri Gov. Dealing With A Sex And Blackmail Scandal During First Term

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has confirmed that he had an extramarital affair before he was elected in 2016 — but he denies allegations that he used a photo to threaten to blackmail the woman he was sleeping with.

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St. Louis Raised The Minimum Wage, Then Missouri Reversed It

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The city of St. Louis recently boosted its minimum wage to $10 an hour, only to have the state legislature pass a law saying no city can exceed the state minimum wage of $7.70.

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Secretive Nonprofits Back Governors Around The Country

Saturday, May 06, 2017

In Missouri, a nonprofit group affiliated with Gov. Eric Greitens published the personal phone number of a lawmaker who criticized the governor's policies.

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Ferguson, Mo., Residents Worry About Low Voter Turnout In Mayoral Election

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Ferguson, Mo., will have its first mayoral election since 2014, when a white police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old African-American. Some worry a slow pace of change will affect voter turnout.

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Voters Head to the Polls in St. Louis

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Residents will vote on a number of propositions and in some key mayoral races.

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As State Budget Revenues Fall Short, Higher Education Faces A Squeeze

Friday, March 03, 2017

At least 24 states have reported that revenues this year have come in weaker than expected, leading to cuts to higher education spending across the country.

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Missouri Voters To Decide Whether To Rein In Unlimited Political Cash

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

At $50 million and counting, Missouri's gubernatorial election is the most expensive in the country. A ballot measure could reimpose contribution limits after getting rid of them in 2008.

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The City Of Ferguson And Department Of Justice Battle On

Saturday, February 20, 2016

The city of Ferguson, Missouri, is preparing to fight the U.S. Department of Justice in court rather than abide by the costly terms of the DOJ's recent order to reform the city's government.

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